SAN MATEO, Calif.--I'm probably the last of my co-workers to discover Maker Faire.
For those that don't know, the annual San Francisco Bay Area event is kind of like what would happen if one turned over the county fair to the A.V. club instead of the folks from 4-H.
The event is a do-it-yourself paradise, with all that one needs to build everything from model rocket kits to remote-control robots. Mind you, I usually don't do anything more ambitious than upgrade my computer's memory or hard drive, but on Sunday I decided to give … Read more